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Water, Blood and Gasoline: The Full-Throttle Gospel of <i>Mad Max: Fury Road</i>

Water, Blood and Gasoline: The Full-Throttle Gospel of Mad Max: Fury Road

Heads-up: While I do my best to minimize them, if you’re concerned about spoilers, rush out now and see the film. “My name is Max. My world is fire and blood.” The film’s opening words declare an existence that is already hell, life and death hardly distinguishable under universal wrath. Small pockets of humanity, if […]

Apocalypse Now?

Apocalypse Now?

Another terrific one from Stephanie Phillips: “Should we do it? Are you up for it?” my husband asked from his couch cushion. I shrugged, considering, from mine. Finally I answered. “Sure. I can handle it.” He grabbed the remote and queued up our Netflix-sponsored episode of The Walking Dead, season three. Also known as The […]

Mockingbird at the Movies: A Quick 2013 Summer Blockbuster Preview

Mockingbird at the Movies: A Quick 2013 Summer Blockbuster Preview

It’s April, and you know what that means? A mere four weeks away till the start of the summer blockbuster season! By no means complete, here’s a list of “big” movies to look out for this summer, based upon trailers, the likelihood they’ll merit a fuller Mbird review after they premiere, and my personal taste […]